Instant Pot Spanish Rice

4.75 from 4 votes
DifficultySuper Easy
Cooking Method(s)
  • Instant Pot
IP Pressure LevelHigh
IP ProgramManual / Pressure Cook
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
3 minutes
Pressure Release
10 minute NPR
Total Time
33 minutes
Recipe by: Valerie Cooper
This restaurant-style Spanish Rice is easily made right at home using the Instant Pot. Loaded with the authentic flavor of your favorite Spanish Rice, this will quickly become a family favorite side dish for just about any meal.
Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish, Tex-Mex
Course: Side Dish
Category: Rice


  • 2 tbsp olive oil may substitute with other vegetable oil
  • 2 cups long grain rice rinsed until water runs clear and air-dried
  • 1 ½ cups sweet onion diced
  • 1 cup bell pepper(s) red and green mixed, seeded and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 ½ cups unsalted chicken stock
  • 1 jar salsa 16 oz jar - Use your favorite salsa, I used Arriba Mild Fire Roasted Mexican Salsa
  • 1 ½ tsps kosher salt or to taste


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Nutrition Facts

While every effort is made to correctly calculate these nutritional facts, they should be used as general guidance as they may not be 100% accurate.

Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 456mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 25.5mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.6mg
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